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Job #: R-00063207
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Solution Architect
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Office of Technology has an immediate opening for Solution Architect to join our Software Accelerator team.

In this role, you will help customers solve demanding challenges via software technology, modernization, and transformation processes with proven methods and solutions.  As part of a creative, forward-thinking team, you will help shape solutions to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. As a Solution Architect, you will work hand-in-hand with business development, research and development, and other subject matter experts to develop optimal and differentiated Leidos solutions to be delivered on programs, in proposals, or on research and development projects.  In addition to developing solutions, you will help prospective customers and partners understand the value and benefits of the Leidos solution, explain technical features and transformation strategies, engage in proof of concepts, and troubleshoot potential problems.

Primary Responsibilities

  • In coordination with program teams and Office of Technology (OOT) leadership, identify technology and solution roadmaps to improve mission enterprise capabilities resulting in increased contract growth and improved customer satisfaction.
  • Establish Leidos best practices, lessons learned, and technological approaches related to rapid production of secure, high-quality software technologies including Agile methods, SecDevOps, AI/ML, UI/UX, software modernization, Cloud Architecture and Cybersecurity.
  • Help build, manage and mentor multi-disciplined teams executing Agile and DevSecOps processes using best-of-breed tools
  • Strengthen existing programs and with application of technology and/or innovation by working with peer Operations teams, Group CTOs, and other Leidos Groups and by leveraging known technology and solutions on current programs and new business pursuits.
  • Collaborate with the technical talent and solution architects in the organization to meet the current and future (new market) business challenges.
  • Partner with the Business Development team in supporting the shaping and development of technical solutions, basis of estimates, and industry relationships via responses to RFPs, new business reviews, white papers, customer shaping calls, and Leidos’ corporate Win Plan process for larger franchise opportunities and to understand and participate in the development of new business strategy assessing current and future skills and technology needs.

Basic Qualifications

  • Masters degree and 15 - 20 years, or Doctorate with 13 - 16 years of prior relevant experience in software development, Information Systems, Cyber Security, or other STEM disciplines related to IT and/or systems engineering.
  • Strong technical breadth and depth in support of the government markets and in particular in government software design, implementation, operations, and modernization.
  • Experienced professional in contract performance with demonstrated technical leadership and customer relationship building
  • Understanding of modern DevOps tools and approaches (e.g., Jira, Maven, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, GitHub, BitBucket, Docker, etc.).
  • Experience (at least 5 years) in three of the following areas, with Expertise in at least one: Software or Application Development, System Architecture, Cloud Architecture, Information Assurance or Cyber Security, and Agile/Scrum/Kanban Development
  • Experience integrating solutions that incorporate state-of-the-art methods coupled with the creativity and intelligence to advance beyond in one or more subfields of ML or AI: Computer Vision; Pattern Recognition; Predictive Modeling and Decision Support.
  • Capable of generating on-contract-growth through insertion of innovation and technology on existing programs.
  • Industry awareness with leading technology providers to enhance and close gaps in solution offerings, yielding competitive technical solutions.
  • Experience as a solution architect and/or technical section lead on captures and proposals
  • Understands competitor/teammate technology offerings
  • Must be able to collaborate across the corporation and with other technical SMEs, leveraging contacts to obtain key technical resources to continue technology exchange and enhancements.
  • Ability to author, present, and articulate problem sets and associated solution elements in settings supporting customers, business development, program delivery, technical teams, and executives.
  • US citizenship is required and ability to obtain security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active security clearance
  • Security Certifications (CISSP a plus)
  • Other relevant certifications (PMP, ITIL, Cloud, Microsoft, Cisco)
  • Experience having worked successful partnerships with suppliers on proposals.
  • Has been the lead SA on a $100M+ proposal

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Solution Architect

Pay Range:

Pay Range $136,500.00 - $210,000.00 - $283,500.00

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Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 
 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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